4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
I write this review having worked for internet businesses for a number of years.
Soskin's book is an essential read for those considering setting up an internet business, who work in the industry, or who are seeking to understand the industry.
With many years experience running Cheapflights, a UK internet success story, the author is well placed to deliver advice on growing profitable internet businesses, frequently referencing his personal experiences throughout - which adds weight to his observations.
The book itself is well structured, clearly written and comprehensive. The first chapter provides context with a short history of the digital revolution… Read more
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
I was recommended Angels, Dragons and Vultures by a colleague. I have worked in financial roles for VC-backed tech businesses for a number of years and have encountered a broad range of Angel investors and VCs ("Vultures").
Acland's book is an excellent read with simple tables illustrating his points in cold blood. The book is a clear exposition of the risks and rewards of taking on VC funding, and the tricks and treats in store for those who do. Acland manages, marvellously, to cover a huge amount of ground in 250 pages, the outcome being that the book is impressively comprehensive in its scope. His inclusion of illustrative tables means that the book is of practical use… Read more